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8 month Fixed Term Contract
Do you want to play a key role in an organisation which stands up for children? Then join us as Children’s Places Programme Manager. You will work as part of a team leading the development, planning and delivery of Children’s Places; a community-led approach to tackle inequality of opportunity and outcome for children growing up in poverty within an identified locality.
In our UK and Global Programmes department, we fight for children every single day. We deliver humanitarian and development programmes. We build partnerships with institutional donors, including governments, multi-laterals and trusts. We drive lasting change. We go the extra mile - and we don’t rest until the work is done.
As Children’s Places Programme Manager you will help us to promote, deliver and bring to scale our innovative programme to improve the lives of children living in poverty in Scotland. You will be expected to identify and build strong partnerships and relationships with members of the Community Planning Partnership and other relevant local agencies and develop a clear understanding of the area to ensure high quality interventions are delivered sustainably. In addition you will:
To be successful you will have excellent knowledge and experience of coordinating and delivering a range of programmes within agreed outcomes, timescale, budgets and targets. Flexible and proactive, you will have a keen understanding of the nature and impact that poverty has on children, families and neighbourhoods, and the barriers that local communities face in seeking to bring about positive changes in outcomes. In addition you will have:
At Save the Children we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks including a criminal records disclosure.
Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. If you share our mission, are passionate about making it happen and strongly believe you can contribute then join us and we'll give you every opportunity to succeed. We look forward to hearing from you.
Closing date: 19th May 2019